3 May 2006 (The Star) – Merbok, Kedah preparing for development as a cultural heritage and eco-tourism centre.
Cultural and historical treasure trove
MERBOK in Kedah with the largest mangrove forest in the country and a river that flows into the Straits of Malacca is a centre of ecological treasure…
Bujang Valley containing ruins of Hindu and Buddhist temples in Merbok lends a historical importance.
It used to be an important trading centre centuries ago.